Clinical Research Coordinator B/C

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
01 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2020
Ref
JR00018039
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

This position will be a resource for best practices of managing major clinical trials. The coordinator will provide guidance to both study trials and device trials. The incumbent will be a liaison to departmental interaction such as the investigational team, the nursing units and sponsor. He/She will be a resource to other members of the team and will oversee the implementation of new clinical trials. Will review all new trials to help identify the challenges and opportunities discovered. Will problem-solve the challenges to implement a plan of action; will work with the regulatory manager to ensure that submissions to the IRB are completed in a timely manner. Will supervise the execution of the trial with the staff to ensure adherence to the protocol is followed and will audit the trials for compliance and enrollment which include a review of the data entry for accuracy and completeness and adverse event management. The coordinator will take an active role in preparation of trial audits and inspection. The coordinator will take a lead role supervising any inspection that takes place with the trials. S/he will provide monthly updates to the research team and the director.

Job Description

CRC B

Duties:

Clinical Research Coordinator is required to manage multiple trials and supervise two clinical research coordinators and research assistants for the department of neurosurgery. Responsibilities will include clinical, regulatory, budgetary and lead duties:

  • Clinical Trial Management- obtaining patient consent, subject scheduling, abstraction of medical information from charts into online databases.
  • Regulatory- preparation, submission and monitoring of human subject’s protocols, and progress reports.
  • Budgetary- developing clinical trial budgets, communicating with hospital and vendors for quotes for services.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a biomedical related field and at least 2 to 4 years of clinical research experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Applicant must complete SOCRA certification within one year of employment. Applicants should demonstrate excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, and must be competent and comfortable working with patients. Must be able to multi-task and shift from one part of the project to another depending upon priority.

CRC C

Duties:

  • Clinical Trial Management- obtaining patient consent, subject scheduling, abstraction of medical information from charts into online databases.
  • Regulatory- preparation, submission and monitoring of human subject’s protocols, and progress reports.
  • Budgetary- developing clinical trial budgets, communicating with hospital and vendors for quotes for services.
  • Supervise and lead two clinical research coordinators, as well as 10 summer students/interns.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor's Degree in a biomedical related field and at least 4-6 years of clinical research experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

This position will be a resource for best practices of managing major clinical trials. The coordinator will provide guidance to both study trials and device trials. The incumbent will be a liaison to departmental interaction such as the investigational team, the nursing units and sponsor. He/She will be a resource to other members of the team and will oversee the implementation of new clinical trials. Will review all new trials to help identify the challenges and opportunities discovered. Will problem-solve the challenges to implement a plan of action; will work with the regulatory manager to ensure that submissions to the IRB are completed in a timely manner. Will supervise the execution of the trial with the staff to ensure adherence to the protocol is followed and will audit the trials for compliance and enrollment which include a review of the data entry for accuracy and completeness and adverse event management. The coordinator will take an active role in preparation of trial audits and inspection. The coordinator will take a lead role supervising any inspection that takes place with the trials. S/he will provide monthly updates to the research team and the director.

Working Conditions

Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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